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‘BAME’ SHOULD BE SCRAPPED: The term should no longer be used according to leaked report

‘BAME’ SHOULD BE SCRAPPED: The term should no longer be used according to leaked report

 

It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told to stop using the ‘outdated’ term ‘BAME’.

The term - which stands for black, Asian and minority ethnic - should not be used by public bodies and companies according to a leak from an upcoming report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.

According to the Telegraph, a source from the upcoming report says the term had become “unhelpful and redundant”, with fears the term groups individuals together.

The commission which is due to report next week, what set up in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests last summer.

 


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